Intellectual Property

The best-known areas of Intellectual Property are Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights.

Patent
 

A Patent protects things, which have some sort of function. Before filing for a patent application, you need to have AGN perform a patent search to find out if your idea is patentable. A patent search provides you with patents similar to your invention, and in applying for a patent; you explain to the Patent Office why your invention is not obvious in light of those inventions.

Once you know for sure that you are on sound footing in pursuing a patent, there are several things you can do to protect your interests as soon as possible..
When drafting your patent application, our goal is to protect you and your invention as drafting your patent application, our goal is to protect you and your invention as thoroughly as possible.We will consider your invention from every conceivable perspective in an effort to anticipate and forestall issues that could arise in the future.We routinely track the progress of all our clients’ applications. That means if there is anything new to report on your application, you’ll know it as soon as possible

 Copyright
 

Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United Arab Emirates to the authors of “original works of authorship,” including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. Section 106 of the 1976 Copyright Act generally gives the owner of copyright the exclusive right to do and to authorize others to do the following:

    To reproduce the work in copies;
    To prepare derivative works based upon the work;
    To distribute copies of the work to the public by sale or other transfer of ownership, or by rental, ease, or lending;
    To perform the work publicly, in the case of literary, musical, dramatic, and choreographic works, Pantomimes, and motion pictures and other audio-visual works;
    To display the copyrighted work publicly, in the case of literary, musical, dramatic, and choreographic works, pantomimes, and pictorial, graphic, or sculptural works, including the individual images of a motion picture or other audiovisual work.
    In the case of sound recordings, to perform the work publicly by means of a digital audio transmission.

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Ilhaam Maniar
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